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Carla
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Postby Carla » Wed September 17th, 2008, 11:28 am

"Misfit" wrote:Thanks EC (and Carly) glad I bailed on it after 50 some pages. Loved the bit about the midges :p .

Wish I had time to read all those blogs but that would cut into reading time.......


Thanks, EC - I missed this until just now! I cross-posted the review to the review thread here as well (I hope nobody minds).

Misfit, I subscribe to some blogs using the Google reader. Google puts the titles of new posts up on my Google home page and I can quickly scan them and see who's updated, then go and read the posts. It's quite a quick way to keep up with blogs.
PATHS OF EXILE - love, war, honour and betrayal in Anglo-Saxon Northumbria
Editor's Choice, Historical Novels Review, August 2009
Now available as e-book on Amazon Kindleand in Kindle, Epub (Nook, Sony Reader), Palm and other formats on Smashwords
Website: http://www.carlanayland.org
Blog: http://carlanayland.blogspot.com

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Misfit
Bibliomaniac
Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Wed September 17th, 2008, 12:29 pm

Thanks Carla, I'll have to play with that.

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Dani
Scribbler

Postby Dani » Wed September 17th, 2008, 1:04 pm

Im reading The Other Queen By Philippa Gregory

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nona
Bibliophile
Location: Oklahoma

Postby nona » Wed September 17th, 2008, 3:53 pm

Border Lass, Amanda Scott. Cute little mystery romance.

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princess garnet
Bibliophile
Location: Maryland

Postby princess garnet » Wed September 17th, 2008, 4:06 pm

Finished Alma Alexander's Changer of Days yesterday.

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Julianne Douglas
Avid Reader
Location: Northern California

Someone Knows My Name

Postby Julianne Douglas » Wed September 17th, 2008, 5:51 pm

I'm about one hundred pages into Lawrence Hill's Someone Knows My Name and it is wonderful! It's the story of a Muslim African girl captured and brought to SC as a slave. Disturbing, but beautifully written.
Julianne Douglas

Writing the Renaissance

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Susan
Bibliomaniac
Location: New Jersey, USA

Postby Susan » Wed September 17th, 2008, 10:52 pm

My copy of The Heretic Queen arrived today! I just finished my lesson plans that are due Friday and hope to start reading the book tonight...if I don't nod off before that. I'm still not adjusted to waking up at 5 AM.
~Susan~
~Unofficial Royalty~
Royal news updated daily, information and discussion about royalty past and present
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EC2
Bibliomaniac
Location: Nottingham UK
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Postby EC2 » Wed September 17th, 2008, 10:56 pm

Still slogging through The Queen's Fool.
Les proz e les vassals
Souvent entre piez de chevals
Kar ja li coard n’I chasront

'The Brave and the valiant
Are always to be found between the hooves of horses
For never will cowards fall down there.'

Histoire de Guillaume le Mareschal

www.elizabethchadwick.com

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Tanzanite
Bibliophile
Location: Northern Virginia
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Postby Tanzanite » Wed September 17th, 2008, 11:12 pm

Started The Heretic Queen today at lunch.

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LCW
Compulsive Reader
Location: Southern California

Postby LCW » Wed September 17th, 2008, 11:39 pm

Wouldn't you know it!! I got my copy of The Heretic Queen today (woohoo!!) but last night I started The Horse Goddess by Morgan Llewellyn which I plan to finish first. I'm not loving it and I just know I'll never pick it up again if I start in on THQ right away so I'm goona soldier through. Good thing it's goona be a quick read!
Books to the ceiling,
Books to the sky,
My pile of books is a mile high.
How I love them! How I need them!
I'll have a long beard by the time I read them. --Arnold Lobel


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